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No. 2: By Enrollment Status


 TABLE D-41.  FEMALE PART-TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND
      HEALTH FIELDS IN MASTER'S-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS, BY FIELD: 1987-94

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                  FIELD                   | 1987 1/ |  1988   |  1989   |  1990   |  1991   |  1992   |  1993   |  1994
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  TOTAL, ALL SURVEYED FIELDS .............|  15,384 |  15,552 |  16,399 |  17,919 |  18,791 |  20,353 |  22,251 |  21,911
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TOTAL, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FIELDS ....|  11,365 |  11,445 |  12,226 |  13,505 |  14,038 |  14,933 |  16,127 |  15,692
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 SCIENCES, TOTAL .........................|  10,677 |  10,892 |  11,623 |  12,676 |  13,130 |  13,950 |  15,177 |  14,860
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES ......................|     260 |     265 |     254 |     275 |     314 |     345 |     401 |     382
   ASTRONOMY .............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   CHEMISTRY .............................|     211 |     202 |     189 |     204 |     224 |     254 |     281 |     291
   PHYSICS ...............................|      28 |      33 |      39 |      47 |      44 |      33 |      40 |      34
   PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .............|      21 |      30 |      26 |      24 |      46 |      58 |      80 |      57
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & OCEAN SCIENCES ...|     210 |     219 |     232 |     256 |     294 |     399 |     431 |     441
   ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..................|       0 |       0 |       1 |       0 |       1 |       3 |       4 |       0
   GEOSCIENCES ...........................|      79 |      84 |      67 |      75 |      82 |      89 |      82 |      78
   OCEANOGRAPHY ..........................|      20 |      20 |      35 |      33 |      23 |      27 |      47 |      52
   EARTH, ATMOS., & OCEAN SCI., N.E.C. ...|     111 |     115 |     129 |     148 |     188 |     280 |     298 |     311
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES ..................|     558 |     555 |     622 |     660 |     582 |     611 |     719 |     632
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  COMPUTER SCIENCES ......................|   1,208 |   1,198 |   1,216 |   1,265 |   1,306 |   1,352 |   1,231 |   1,063
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES ..................|      94 |     115 |      98 |     116 |      82 |     119 |     153 |     171
                                          |         |         |         |         |         |         |         |
  BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES ....................|   1,156 |   1,110 |   1,176 |   1,229 |   1,252 |   1,370 |   1,472 |   1,606
   ANATOMY ...............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOCHEMISTRY ..........................|      16 |      18 |       7 |       4 |       6 |       9 |       7 |      27
   BIOLOGY ...............................|     776 |     731 |     768 |     836 |     832 |     869 |     911 |     928
   BIOMETRY/EPIDEMIOLOGY .................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BIOPHYSICS ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   BOTANY ................................|       2 |       1 |       3 |       6 |       3 |       1 |       3 |       2
   CELL BIOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       3 |       1
   ECOLOGY ...............................|      27 |      35 |      41 |      61 |      66 |      76 |      83 |      78
   ENTOMOLOGY/PARASITOLOGY ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   GENETICS ..............................|       0 |       1 |       1 |       2 |       1 |       2 |       2 |       1
   MICROBIO., IMMUNOLOGY, & VIROLOGY .....|      25 |      26 |      18 |      17 |      20 |      16 |      19 |      16
   NUTRITION .............................|     209 |     193 |     211 |     187 |     198 |     229 |     273 |     389
   PATHOLOGY .............................|      19 |      23 |      25 |      17 |      20 |      16 |      23 |      34
   PHARMACOLOGY ..........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
   PHYSIOLOGY ............................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
   ZOOLOGY ...............................|       2 |       1 |       3 |       3 |       0 |       0 |       1 |       0
   BIOSCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      80 |      81 |      99 |      96 |     106 |     152 |     146 |     130
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  PSYCHOLOGY .............................|   4,074 |   4,318 |   4,778 |   5,318 |   5,708 |   5,791 |   6,472 |   6,154
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES ........................|   3,117 |   3,112 |   3,247 |   3,557 |   3,592 |   3,963 |   4,298 |   4,411
   AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS ................|       5 |       5 |       6 |       3 |      11 |       8 |       6 |       7
   ANTHROPOLOGY (CULTURAL & SOCIAL) ......|     121 |     125 |      86 |      99 |      99 |     121 |     126 |      70
   ECONOMICS (EXCEPT AGRICULTURAL) .......|     194 |     171 |     190 |     155 |     149 |     173 |     168 |     149
   GEOGRAPHY .............................|     119 |     126 |     149 |     158 |     152 |     143 |     183 |     168
   LINGUISTICS ...........................|     194 |     212 |     197 |     202 |     113 |     202 |     212 |     195
   POLITICAL SCIENCE .....................|   1,570 |   1,704 |   1,832 |   2,029 |   2,082 |   2,196 |   2,331 |   2,388
   SOCIOLOGY .............................|     249 |     247 |     260 |     313 |     384 |     430 |     431 |     512
   SOCIOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY ................|      43 |      28 |      26 |      28 |      16 |      15 |      41 |      39
   SOCIAL SCIENCES, OTHER ................|     622 |     494 |     501 |     570 |     586 |     675 |     800 |     883
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 ENGINEERING, TOTAL ......................|     688 |     553 |     603 |     829 |     908 |     983 |     950 |     832
  AEROSPACE ENGINEERING ..................|       1 |       1 |       4 |       2 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       5
  AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING ...............|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING .................|       8 |       5 |       6 |       5 |       3 |       6 |       8 |       9
  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ...................|      16 |      16 |      13 |      22 |      22 |      19 |      14 |      11
  CIVIL ENGINEERING ......................|     146 |     119 |     112 |     167 |     214 |     233 |     249 |     213
  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING .................|     157 |     154 |     242 |     311 |     299 |     349 |     335 |     275
  ENGINEERING SCIENCE ....................|      39 |      27 |       4 |       2 |       4 |       2 |       0 |       3
  INDUSTRIAL ENG./MANAGEMENT SCI. ........|      98 |      62 |      76 |     121 |     145 |     163 |     140 |     147
  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING .................|      83 |      81 |      80 |      86 |      74 |      84 |      70 |      64
  METALLURGICAL/MATERIALS ENG. ...........|      10 |      10 |      11 |      16 |      16 |      18 |      19 |      16
  NUCLEAR ENGINEERING ....................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
  ENGINEERING, OTHER .....................|     130 |      78 |      55 |      97 |     131 |     109 |     115 |      89
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TOTAL, HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   4,019 |   4,107 |   4,173 |   4,414 |   4,753 |   5,420 |   6,124 |   6,219
 CLINICAL FIELDS .........................|     148 |      97 |      94 |      90 |      97 |     166 |     189 |     188
 DENTAL SCIENCES .........................|       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0 |       0
 NURSING .................................|   1,786 |   1,782 |   1,816 |   1,960 |   2,234 |   2,537 |   3,112 |   3,226
 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES .................|       3 |       2 |       4 |       1 |       1 |       9 |      12 |       7
 PREVENTIVE MEDICINE/COMMUNITY HEALTH ....|     155 |     108 |     105 |     112 |     186 |     160 |     256 |     280
 SPEECH PATHOLOGY/AUDIOLOGY ..............|     827 |     759 |     781 |     832 |     807 |     805 |     864 |     945
 VETERINARY SCIENCES .....................|       1 |       0 |       0 |       4 |       4 |       4 |       2 |       0
 OTHER HEALTH FIELDS .....................|   1,099 |   1,359 |   1,373 |   1,415 |   1,424 |   1,739 |   1,689 |   1,573
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1/  THESE FIGURES INCLUDE ESTIMATED DATA FOR MASTER'S-GRANTING
    INSTITUTIONS, WHICH WERE SURVEYED ON A SAMPLE BASIS FROM 1984 THROUGH
    1987.  SEE "TECHNICAL NOTES" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
KEY:      N.E.C.= NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
    AND POSTDOCTORATES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING